June- Dragon Boat Race

In June, Taiwan celebrates the Dragon Boat Festival, an important tradition that commemorates the ancient patriot poet Qu Yuan. The festival has evolved into a collective sport, cultural celebration, and competition. Teams from all over gather on Taiwan’s rivers and lakes, clad in vibrant uniforms, paddling ornately decorated dragon boats in a spirited race. It’s not just a test of strength and skill but also an opportunity to showcase teamwork. Spectators line the banks to watch the intense races, accompanied by the thundering sound of drums and a plethora of traditional foods, making the Dragon Boat Festival a vibrant and culturally rich holiday.

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